A challenging show, with musically complicated, character-driven songs, that demands performers tell almost the entire story through song.
Neal Zoren reviews BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
THE HUMANS is a difficult play to like or to watch
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM (Walnut): A funny thing is happening now at the Walnut
Sondheim’s classic musical in a new production is directed by Frank Ferrante.
SIDE SHOW is a tricky piece, but there was much to savor at Media Theatre’s production
Working with the First National Congress in 1776: Interview with director-choreographer Jennie Eisenhower, part 2
In this, the second of a two-part interview, we talk to Eisenhower about the history behind 1776: The Musical
In this, the first of a two-part interview, we talk to Eisenhower about her background and work on the production.
1776 will make you laugh, might even make you cry, and will most certainly be more enjoyable than the lectures of your middle school history teachers.
A rocking, irreverent look at the birth of our nation wrought with lively, believable characters.
GYPSY is an often produced classic for good reason and is terrific as Mama Rose in the Media Theatre’s production.
One does not know what to expect when walking into a production revolving around sports. Many seem to believe that sports and theater do not belong in the same sentence….
The wacky parents of THE ADDAMS FAMILY at the Media Theatre share the joys and difficulties of juggling two lead roles in their lives.
THE ADDAMS FAMILY is such a familiar piece, and beloved by many for various reasons
Two groundbreaking plays in the history of queer theater–Lillian Hellman’s THE CHILDREN’S HOUR and Mart Crowley’s THE BOYS IN THE BAND—will be presented in the format of staged readings over the next two weekends by Mauckingbird Theatre Company.
The historic Walnut Street Theatre celebrates two milestones with its mainstage presentation of ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, written by New York playwright Joseph Kesselring in 1939: the play’s 75th anniversary and its own 205th landmark season. Directed by Charles Abbott, the Walnut Street’s crackerjack production (in association with Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, PA) whips up the perfect concoction of murder, mayhem, and misplaced “mercy,” topped with a large dollop of macabre madness, in this delectable recipe for hilarity.
Set in Georgia between 1913 and 1915, PARADE examines the true story of Leo Frank, a transplanted Brooklyn-bred Jew accused of killing a thirteen-year-old girl in the Atlanta pencil factory…